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Iowa officials report 1300+ new COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths over 24 hours

Officials also reported a 14-day positivity rate of 11% and a 7-day positivity rate of 8.4% as of 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
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Published: Jan. 23, 2021 at 10:40 AM CST
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(KWQC) - Iowa officials reported 1,368 new COVID-19 cases and nine deaths between 10:30 a.m. Friday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, according to the state’s coronavirus website.

That brings the statewide total to 311,964 cases and 4,487 deaths since the pandemic began. Officials also reported a 14-day positivity rate of 11% and a 7-day positivity rate of 8.4% as of 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

The state website, which reports the data in real-time, showed that nearly 1.44 million Iowans have been tested for the virus and 273,189 people have recovered.

As of 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 419 people were hospitalized, down from 450 Friday at the same time. Of those, 64 were admitted over the last 24 hours and 76 were in the intensive care unit.

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